VESSEL SAFETY CHECK SCHEDULE
Through November 2017 * Second Saturdays * 9 to 1
[note: This will be changed if the Vilano Beach Boat Ramp is closed, Check back for November. ] Coast Guard Auxiliary will have free vessel safety checks. Look for updates on added ramp locations and times or schedule one at http://vsc.mysafeboating.com. [email protected], (954) 253-4125.
Sat * Nov 4 * 8 a.m.
RUN 4 THE JACKETS 5K RUN
Running in Porpoise Point and Vilano neighborhoods. The St. Augustine High School Boosters are raising money for their baseball and volleyball programs. Go to http://Run4theJackets.itsyourrace.com. (904) 318-8104. (see story in this issue)
Sat * Nov 4
COAST GUARD BOATING SAFETY COURSE
Last course of the year. “About Boating Safety” will be held at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport Conference Center, 4730 Casa Cola Way. Offered by CG Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7.Any boat operator in the state born after January 1, 1988, operating 10 horsepower or more must have a Florida Boating Safety Education Identification Card. Go to http://abs.mysafeboating.com to sign up. Questions: Bill Hall, instructor, [email protected]
Sat * Nov 4 * 7 to 10 p.m.
At Kingfish Grill. (904) 824-2111.
Sun * Nov 5 * 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SPOONBILL & SPROCKETS
Starting at Marineland, cyclists travel along the coastline on beautiful A1A, taking 36, 72 or 100 mile routes. See http://www.scenica1a.com (904) 425-8055.
Fri * Nov 10 * 7 p.m.
Second Friday. At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue. See under Recurring Events above. No Bingo on the fourth Friday, Nov 24 because of Thanksgiving holiday.
Mon * Nov 13 * 9 to11 a.m.
COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE
At the Airport Conference Center. Second Monday. Government watch dog organization. North Shores was a charter member. SJCRoundtable.org. 315-3288.
Wed * Nov 15 * 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
MAIN STREET ECONOMIC SUMMIT BREAKFAST
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Vilano Beach Main Street. At the Hampton Inn Marlin Room. See VilanoBeachFL.com. Register at Eventbrite.
Wed * Nov 15 * 4 p.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET
Hampton Inn. Third Wednesday. “Multi-Use Trails Presentation”; “The Best is Yet to Come.” 540-0402. VilanoBeachFL.com. Find out what’s happening and what is going to happen. Meet movers and shakers, business owners, and county officials.
Thurs * Nov 16 * 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
ST. AUGUSTINE MAC USERS GROUP
Will meet for the months of November and December 2017 (Dec. 21) at the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue. See SAMUG.org for information or call Sam at (904) 808-8304.
Sat * Nov 18 * 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A1A 72 MILE SUPER SCENIC GARAGE SALE
9th annual. Want to participate as a vendor? Contact [email protected]. Visit www.ScenicA1A.org for details and to register as a vendor. From Ponte Vedra to Flagler Beach. There will be a Vilano Beach community site located on Poplar Road behind Publix. Another community site will be the North Shores Community Center at 120 Meadow Avenue. Raffle tickets for prizes valued at up to $1,000. SJ County Coordinator, Bob Samuels, (904) 377-7813.
Sun * Nov 19 * 5:30 p.m.
THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY DINNER
Hosted by The Church at Vilano at the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue. Bring food to share if you like. Piano dinner music by Mark Dougherty. (904) 808-8304. (see story in this issue.)
Every Wednesday * 12 to 3 p.m.
VILANO BEACH ART PROGRAM
OPEN ART STUDIO
Self guided sessions, meet other artists, share ideas. Tables and chairs supplied, bring your own supplies. First session free. At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue. Contact Fran at [email protected]. (614) 560-1672.
Mondays & Thursdays * 8 a.m.
Every Saturday * 8:30 am & 9:30 am
At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue. Pilates is a system of strengthening and stretching exercises designed to develop the body’s core, including abdominals, lower back, hips and gluts. Your teacher is Michele Green, [email protected]. (972) 824-8777.
Calendar for GTM Research Reserve Education Center events
Exploring our environment. Guided Hikes, Beach Walks, Lectures. For updated activities, go to www.gtmnerr.org or call 823-4500.
Saturdays * 9 am
NORTH FLORIDA BIKE CLUB RALLY
They ride regularly on Saturdays, except third Saturday, starting at Vilano Publix parking lot. They take a warm up loop around Porpoise Point before heading over the Bridge. Cyclists of all abilities welcome with a guaranteed 35 mile B pace ride as well as a 48 mile option. Contact Mark (973) 219-1092 or Penni (501-5037.
Every Sunday * 10:00 am & 11:00 am
CHURCH AT VILANO
10 am Bible Study, 10:45 am Coffee social, 11:00 Worship & Communion. Every Wednesday * 7 pm Prayer & Bible Study. At North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue & Church House at 121 Meadow Avenue. 904- 808-8304
2nd Sat & Sun of each month * 12:30 pm to 4 pm
VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS at VILANO BOAT RAMP
12:30 to 4 pm * SAFETY VESSEL CHECKS at Vilano Boat Ramp, weather permitting, by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7. No charge. Prevent any citations for required items. Decal awarded. 904-347-5757. www.safetyseal.net.
PUBLIC LIBRARY CLASSES
Go to www.sjcpls.org/content/main-library for offerings at our Main Library location such as yoga, stretching, seniors vs. crime, AARP tax assistance, after school gaming and science lab, story times for babies, toddlers, preschool, PC and internet. 904-827-6931 Note: new hours Mon. & Tues. 11 am to 7 pm; Wed., Thurs., & Fri. 10 am to 6 pm; Sat. 10am to 5 pm; Closed Sundays.
Every Friday 11:30am
A A Meeting
North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.